A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake rocked Costa Rica on Wednesday, rattling buildings, cutting power in areas of the capital and triggering a tsunami warning. The USGS said the 8:42 a.m. (10:42 a.m. EDT; 1442 GMT) quake struck about 38 miles (60 kilometers) from the town of Liberia. It was centered about 25 miles (41 kilometers) […]
USA Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign to begin in Mexico on Thursday against Haiti If history is the most reliable gauge to forecast the U.S. women’s performance in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, the Americans should breeze through the group stage and face a stiffer test in the semifinal stage, which will determine the two automatic […]
Deposed Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya said his followers plan to take action inside the country this weekend, ratcheting up pressure on the provisional government that has ruled for more than two weeks. Speaking on his arrival in Guatemala on Tuesday for talks with President Alvaro Colom, Zelaya vowed to return to his home country. He did not say when
Deposed Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya on Monday gave the interim government that ousted him an ultimatum: if ongoing negotiations do not restore him to power, he will consider the talks failed and resort to other means. Zelaya’s remarks came at a news conference in Managua, Nicaragua.
Forget Disneyland! Costa Rica is the happiest place in the world, according to an independent research group in Britain with the goal of building a new economy, "centered on people and the environment."
The president of the U.N. General Assembly scheduled a noon session Monday to discuss the situation in Honduras, following a military-led coup that ousted the sitting president. Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann called the Honduran military’s intervention a “criminal action” and U.N.
The Mexican navy smelled something fishy and their intuition paid off.